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Biodiversity II: Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Population and Ecosystem Processes - Experiment 120


Fire Temperatures

Years Available: 2000 - 2014

Principle Investigators

Wragg, Peter

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Environmental Data Initiative data package

EDI Package ID DOI
knb-lter-cdr.661.2
doi:10.6073/pasta/c7866d02970685eee6e3d1dbf774a529

ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1DateDate of Burn
2PlotPlot number in experiment E120
3positionPosition of the pyrometer within the plotNW=stake at north west corner of a 5x5 m area centered in plot, SW=stake at south west corner of a 5x5 m area centered in plot, NE=stake at north east corner of a 5x5 m area centered in plot, SE=stake at south east corner of a 5x5 m area centered in plot, 1,2,3,4=the above four stakes but not known which ones (i.e., 1 is one of the above four stakes but could be NW, SW, NE, or SE in any plot; similarly for 2, 3, 4), C,I,O all refer to Control (unwarmed) subplots of Biodiversity and Climate (BAC, E249) experiment nested in E120
4maxTemp20Maximum temperature (set at 20 to approximate ambient temperature if no paints melted)degreeCelsius
5heightHeight above ground of the metal tag (pyrometer)S=stake 50 cm above ground, G=10 cm above ground in 2000 or flat on ground in other years
6percentBurn20cmRadiusThe proportion of a circle 20 cm in radius around the pyrometer that carried fire. Not measured in all years.proportion
 

SAMPLE DATASET

DatePlotpositionmaxTemp20heightpercentBurn20cmRadius
06-Apr-2010169NW177G100
06-Apr-2010169NW163S100
06-Apr-2010135NE79G100
06-Apr-2010135SE20S100
06-Apr-2010135SE20G100
06-Apr-2010135NW79S40
06-Apr-2010135NE20S100
06-Apr-2010135NW20G40
06-Apr-2010190SE20S100
06-Apr-2010190NE79S100
06-Apr-2010190NW20S50
06-Apr-2010190NE20G100
      

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Biodiversity II: Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Population and Ecosystem Processes : Fire Temperatures

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